PRESEASON JUNIOR AT WHITE HAWK
PRESENTED BY SOUTH SHORE SPORTS

White Hawk Country Club
Crown Point, Ind. • April 30 - May 2

Media Score CROWN POINT, Ind. -- First Round results from the Preseason Junior at White Hawk presented by South Shore Sports conducted by the American Junior Golf Association at White Hawk Country Club.
Boys Par: 36-36--72. Yardage: 6978. Rating: 73.8. Slope: 136
Girls Par: 36-36--72. Yardage: 5922. Rating: 74.5. Slope: 132

Boys Division
Name
Grad
Hometown
Score
T1 Michael Wolf
2011
Liberty Township, Ohio 39-34--73
1 Gabe Aprati
2011
New Lenox, Ill. 34-39--73
3 Tommy Schofield
2013
Mundelein, Ill. 37-37--74
T4 Michael Nutter
2011
Kildeer, Ill. 40-35--75
4 Nate Yankovich
2012
Blacklick, Ohio 38-37--75
4 Jordan Wetsch
2011
St. Charles, Ill. 39-36--75
T7 Jake McBride
2013
Hartville, Ohio 39-37--76
7 Ryan Starkman
2011
Mount Prospect, Ill. 38-38--76
7 John Walsh
2011
Naperville, Ill. 40-36--76
7 Evan Bryan
2011
Mason, Ohio 38-38--76
T11 Conor Richardson
2012
West Palm Beach, Fla. 39-38--77
11 Nick Robles
2012
Crystal Lake, Ill. 36-41--77
11 Greg Conrad
2013
Barrington, Ill. 39-38--77
11 Steven Souchek
2011
Columbia, Ill. 37-40--77
11 Joe Willis
2012
Lake Forest, Ill. 39-38--77
11 Michael Irwin
2011
West Chester, Ohio 39-38--77
T17 Matt Kern
2013
Springboro, Ohio 39-39--78
17 Nathan Nottrott
2011
Maryville, Ill. 37-41--78
17 Brandon Barrows
2015
Lake Orion, Mich. 38-40--78
17 Tucker Guisewite
2011
Mt. Carmel, Ill. 38-40--78
17 Justin Vogt
2011
Breese, Ill. 39-39--78
17 Nick Szerzinski
2011
Lemont, Ill. 39-39--78
T23 Matthew Green
2011
Lancaster, Ohio 37-42--79
23 Jason Plepel
2011
Wheaton, Ill. 38-41--79
23 Bradley Beutler
2011
Barrington, Ill. 40-39--79
23 Raymond Knoll
2013
Naperville, Ill. 39-40--79
23 Nathan Pirtle
2015
Sullivan, Ind. 36-43--79
23 Kirby Blake Doidge
2011
Van Wert, Ohio 39-40--79
23 Nicolas Paxson
2013
Cincinnati, Ohio 40-39--79
30 Alex Pietrandrea
2011
Cincinnati, Ohio 40-40--80
T31 Jack Schlemmer
2011
New Albany, Ohio 39-42--81
31 Patrick Schirmer
2011
Elizabethtown, Ky. 39-42--81
31 Max Kollin
2012
Farmington Hills, Mich. 40-41--81
31 Matt Garrity
2012
Lake Forest, Ill. 41-40--81
31 Patrick Haggerty
2011
Elmhurst, Ill. 42-39--81
31 Ryan Colbourn
2011
Lincolnshire, Ill. 41-40--81
31 Teddy Kon
2011
Chicago, Ill. 39-42--81
31 Ky Crist
2011
Athens, Ohio 41-40--81
T39 Michael Harris
2013
Dublin, Ohio 41-41--82
39 Kenny Wienckowski
2011
Schaumburg, Ill. 40-42--82
39 John Burger
2011
Cincinnati, Ohio 38-44--82
39 Brad Peterson
2011
Palatine, Ill. 41-41--82
39 Josh Stefanski
2011
Aurora, Ill. 45-37--82
39 Nick Hardy
2014
Northbrook, Ill. 40-42--82
39 Kris McGovern
2011
Vernon Hills, Ill. 39-43--82
T46 Andrew Duff
2012
Bartlett, Tenn. 41-42--83
46 David Berlinghof
2011
Northfield, Ill. 40-43--83
46 Shamus Fitzpatrick
2012
hinsdale, Ill. 42-41--83
T49 Alex Koulos
2012
Naperville, Ill. 39-45--84
49 Matthew Wetterich
2013
Cincinnati, Ohio 41-43--84
49 Lucas Burkett
2012
Sandwich, Ill. 42-42--84
49 Jeffrey Blethen
2013
Mt Prospect, Ill. 41-43--84
49 Jackson Lee
2011
Loveland, Ohio 40-44--84
49 William Rosenfield
2014
Baltimore, Md. 42-42--84
49 Taylor Thompson
2012
Anchorage, Ky. 43-41--84
T56 Michael Schmidt
2011
Cincinnati, Ohio 45-40--85
56 Jonathan Ransone
2013
Hilliard, Ohio 44-41--85
56 Andrew Morgan
2011
Clio, Mich. 45-40--85
56 William Pirtle
2012
Columbia, Ill. 42-43--85
56 Luke Trocchio
2011
St. Clair Shores, Mich. 41-44--85
56 Chad Williams
2012
Lake Forest, Ill. 44-41--85
T62 Scott Meschnig
2011
Schaumburg, Ill. 43-43--86
62 Luke Wlodarski
2012
Park Ridge, Ill. 46-40--86
62 TJ Boyle
2014
Laytonsville, Md. 43-43--86
62 Bryson Vargas
2013
Naperville, Ill. 43-43--86
62 Nicholas Geissler
2012
Lake Forest, Ill. 46-40--86
T67 Nicholas Nemetz
2011
Westlake, Ohio 44-43--87
67 Ben Jaklin
2010
Riverwoods, Ill. 42-45--87
67 Jason Brandt
2015
Mason, Mich. 43-44--87
67 Robinson Logue
2010
Cary, Ill. 46-41--87
T71 Parker Lawrence
2012
Highland, Ill. 42-46--88
71 Mason Struthers
2012
DeKalb, Ill. 42-46--88
71 Quincy Van Eekeren
2012
Elmhurst, Ill. 45-43--88
71 Owen Franks
2012
Northville, Mich. 42-46--88
71 Jack Raibikis
2011
Des Moines, Iowa 45-43--88
76 Brad Rose, Jr.
2011
Hartford, Mich. 44-47--91
77 Alexander  Myrick
2011
Cleveland, Ohio 46-47--93
78 Kyler Kearns
2011
Naperville, Ill. 53-50--103
         
Girls Division
Name
Grad
Hometown
Score
T1 Kelly Grassel
2013
Chesterton, Ind. 34-42--76
1 Harley Dubsky
2014
Valparaiso, Ind. 37-39--76
3 Haylee Harford
2015
Leavittsburg, Ohio 41-37--78
T4 Chelsea Guoynes
2011
Traverse City, Mich. 38-41--79
4 Stephanie Miller
2013
Wauconda, Ill. 35-44--79
6 Morgan Nadaline
2014
Anderson, Ind. 40-42--82
T7 Gabrielle Shipley
2012
Hastings, Mich. 45-39--84
7 Briana Midkiff
2012
Carmel, Ind. 44-40--84
9 Meghan Mueller
2011
Columbia, Mo. 41-44--85
T10 Sylvie Brick
2012
Frankfort, Ill. 44-43--87
10 Megan Tenhundfeld
2012
Loveland, Ohio 42-45--87
10 Carolyn Markley
2015
Maineville, Ohio 44-43--87
13 Olivia McCormick
2012
Grant Park, Ill. 44-44--88
14 Kamryn Klawitter
2011
Munster, Ind. 47-47--94
T15 Nicole Feierberg
2012
Highland Park, Ill. 45-51--96
15 Kelsie Teaberry
2012
Warren, Ohio 47-49--96
17 Madalyne Bird
2011
Kansas City, Mo. 50-48--98
18 Karley Dobis
2012
Fort Wayne, Ind. 48-52--100
 

Wolf and Aprati Soar to First-Round Lead at Preseason Junior at White Hawk presented by South Shore Sports
Grassel and Dubsky are tied atop the leaderboard at White Hawk Country Club in Girls Division

CROWN POINT, Ind. — Michael Wolf of Mason, Ohio, and Gabe Aprati of New Lenox, Ill., both carded a 1-over-par 73 as they were able to control shots against wind gusts of up to 25 mph. Two local players, Kelly Grassel of Chesterton, Ind., and Harley Dubsky of Valparaiso, Ind., shot 4-over-par 76 to lead the way in the Girls Division.

Conducted by the American Junior Golf Association, the Preseason Junior at White Hawk presented by South Shore Sports is a 36-hole stroke play event held at White Hawk Country Club on the Red and Silver courses. The 96-player field features players from 10 states. The Boys Division is playing White Hawk Country Club at 6,978 yards, while the Girls Division is playing the course at 5,922 yards.

The Preseason Junior at White Hawk presented by South Shore Sports is one of eight events held as part of the Golf Academy of America Preseason Junior Series. The Golf Academy of America Preseason Junior Series is a series designed specifically for first-time AJGA members or those members who have not yet been accepted to or participated in an AJGA event in the current calendar year and/or the previous calendar year.

Wolf used four birdies and a hot putter to tie for the first-round lead in his first AJGA tournament. He also credits his low round to the experience he gained through the practice round.

“It was a tough practice round,” Wolf said. “But it was nice to get to know the course — with all the doglegs and hazards. I'm glad I was able to learn from yesterday. Making all my putts inside 10 feet was also nice.”

Also playing in his first AJGA event, Aprati used a 2-under-par 34 on the front nine where consistency became a key factor. He was able to hit seven out of nine greens on the front side and he is hoping that he is able to duplicate that consistency in the final round.

“Its great to get out there and play well against tough competition from all over the country,” Aprati said. “To be a newcomer and play well — it feels good. I'm really excited for tomorrow.”

Tommy Schofield of Mundelein, Ill., sits alone in third after a 2-over-par 74. Tied for fourth at 3-over-par 75 is Michael Nutter of Kildeer, Ill., Nate Yankovich of Blacklick, Ohio, and Jordan Wetsch of St. Charles, Ill.

In the Girls Division, Grassel used a 2-under-par 34 front nine to get a jump start on the rest of the field. However the back nine seemed to prove more difficult.

“The back nine was a lot tougher,” Grassel said. “I just got a little bit ahead of myself and it's something I can work on for tomorrow.”

No stranger to competition, Dubsky battled wind and light rain on the last few holes to tie for the lead in the Girls Division. Fresh off a championship in a track and field meet earlier in the morning, she was able to make it to the course on time for 18 holes of golf. Even after her long day, she still remained upbeat and in gear for tomorrow.

“I really like competition,” Dubsky said. “It always brings out the best in me. Thankfully tomorrow is just golf.”

Sitting alone in third is Haylee Harford of Leavittsburg, Ohio, after firing a 6-over-par 78.

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The final round of the Preseason Junior at White presented by South Shore Sports begins Sunday at White Hawk Country Club with an 8 a.m. shotgun start. For more information about this tournament, please contact Tournament Headquarters at (678) 485-1135.

 
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